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Summer 2022 Programs


Course Design using Canvas Summer Teaching Institute, May 31 - June 30, 2022

This is a self-directed course that offers both technology training and instructional design with an eye towards course redesign. This STI is designed for faculty who want a deeper experience with course redesign using Canvas as the platform for learning and teaching. Faculty will complete checkpoints and a final assessment that applies what they’ve learned to their specific course(s).

Available for completion May 31-June 30. Faculty who complete and submit materials by June 30, 2022 will receive $1000 each.

Spaces are limited! Apply for the Summer Teaching Institute here. Deadline to apply is May 20.

In collaboration with Academic Technology Services, the Faculty Center is offering an array of training resources to help faculty transition to Canvas. For more information, please visit the Canvas Training webpage.

Summer Teaching Institute: Diversity and Equity Course Requirement, June 6-9, 2022

The Faculty Center and the D&E Workgroup invite applications from faculty who wish to develop/modify a course that they want to submit for certification for the diversity and equity requirement. The Diversity and Equity requirement policy identifies specific knowledge, dispositions, and skills that must be substantially addressed by courses that meet this requirement. Faculty who participate in the Summer Institute will have the opportunity to work with other faculty on four broad topics: application and review process; diversity and equity content; inclusive pedagogy; and practice delivery. 

Applications are due May 13.

Service Learning Faculty Institute, June 13 - 16, 2022

Do you have a passion for service? Through a combination of presentations and hands-on activities, our 4-day Faculty Institute will lead you step-by-step through the process of adding Service Learning into an upcoming class. 

Applications are due May 10. 

Mindful CSUSM Summer Workshop, June 15, 2022

After a very long semester, here is an opportunity to pause, reflect and re-connect with your deepest intention. Re-ignite the joy that brought you to higher education. In this workshop we will introduce you to a variety of contemplative practices such as mindfulness meditation, reflective reading and writing, deep listening, contemplative movement, compassion and loving kindness. The benefits of these practices include increased attention, reduced anxiety, enhanced resiliency, and heightened self -reflection. At the conclusion of the workshop, you will have a variety of techniques to apply to your interactions with students and colleagues. Staff, faculty, students, and administrators are all welcome.

Mindful Information

QLT Peer Reviewer Training, Summer 2022

We invite you to take part in training to become a QLT Peer-Reviewer and participate in reviewing CSUSM courses for quality online learning certification. Being a peer-reviewer is a great service you can do for your colleagues that will also strengthen your online teaching, as well.

Faculty will complete training through the Chancellor’s Office Online Course Services program and commit to reviewing at least one course in the 2022/23 academic year. 

Dates Offered (~15-20 hours, self-directed asynchronous content):

  • June 6-26
  • July 5-25
  • July 25-August 14

Limited to 5 faculty members. Open to all faculty with appointments in Fall 2022. Priority will be given to faculty who have received QLT certification for at least one of their courses, but this is not required.

Compensation: $1000 for completing the courseReviewing Courses Using the QLT Rubric.” Reviewer will also receive $250 for each course reviewed during the academic year. 

Apply to become a QLT Peer Reviewer